Get the latest updates on changes to local and national services, including links to the key advice pages from the NHS and GOV.UK.
If you think you might have or could be developing the symptoms associated with Coronavirus please follow the advice from the NHS at 111.nhs.uk/covid-19.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:
- new continuous cough and/or
- high temperature
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. If you or anyone else in your household is displaying these symptoms it is important that you read the Stay at Home Guidance for Households with Possible Infection from GOV.UK and self-isolate immediately.
In addition to the self-isolation measures above, everyone is being asked to follow Social Distancing Guidance available on GOV.UK.
Changes to council services
There will be changes to some council services due to the current coronavirus situation. Find out about changes to the following services at the Changes to Redbridge Services page on the Redbridge Council website.
Children’s Centres are currently closed. For family support enquiries please email email@example.com.
Families Information Direct (FiND)
The FiND Helpline is not currently available by telephone. We are continuing to provide information and guidance by email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to national services
Driving Tests, suspensions and theory tests, excluding critical workers. More info on GOV.UK
Visits to Prisons during the coronavirus pandemic. More info
Planning Inspectorate (GOV.UK). More info
Courts and tribunals planning and preparation (GOV.UK). More info
There is information on benefits and financial support across several websites.
The Council has a page providing information on measures put in place by government to protect renters and landlords. More info...
There is also guidance available on GOV.UK on housing support for homeowners. See links below:
GOV.UK provides guidance for everyone on social distancing measures we should all be taking to reduce social interaction between people in order to reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). More info...
Ideas and support during isolation
Social distancing measures: we need to do everything we can to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. More info
21 things to do whilst social distancing: Coronavirus and social distancing is limiting, especially when trying to plan evening or weekend activities. Initially being at home can be a novelty, but after a while we all need new ideas to stop ourselves from becoming bored and to remain in contact with our community. More info...
Tips for helping you through social isolation: If you are self-isolating due to the current coronavirus pandemic, check out these tips. More info...
Top tips to keep young minds educated, entertained and connected: following the school closures that are now in place across the borough, we wanted to lend a helping hand to parents with ideas and tips to help keep children educated, entertained and connected to family and friends while indoors. More info
RedbridgeCVS is the local umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector. They are working in partnership with the Council to coordinate efforts to support the community response in Redbridge. More info...
Redbridge Joins Together is a Facebook Group for Redbridge residents who want to support others during the coronavirus outbreak as well as those who need some help themselves. More info...
NHS Volunteering Scheme info to follow...
For the latest news, updates and support available from SEND services for families with SEND. More info...